It takes lots of skills to be a great hockey player, but size is also helpful in such a physical game. In 2012, at 12 years old, Canadian hockey prospect Ethan Lavallee was inching upward of 6’5.” Although height is more beneficial in sports like basketball or even football, in hockey it can be helpful for defensemen looking to check opponents and block pucks. With the tallest NHL star measuring in at 6’9”, Ethan could make it yet. He’s definitely one to watch.
via The Star